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5-year-old Henning girl injured in farm accident
At funeral of Watkins girl, mourners try to cope with 'evil act'
Body found in Park Rapids lake; crash victim identified
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
'Good progress' reported on Highway 29 bridge in south Alexandria
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 20, 2016
Charges dropped in felony assault case
Charges have been dismissed against a 26-year-old Alexandria woman in an assault case. Quashieka Nicole Cook was charged in Douglas County District Court March 7 with felony second-degree assault and misdemeanor domestic assault in connection with an incident that occurred on March...
July 20, 2016 - 12:00am
June 30, 2016
Fargo, Moorhead police collar 18 men on suspicion of soliciting minors for sex
By Dave Olson, Forum News Service Police in Fargo and Moorhead arrested 18 men over the course of two days this week and all 18 were being held in jail Thursday, June 30, on pending charges relating to soliciting minors for sexual activity, according to jail records. At a Thursday...
June 30, 2016 - 11:33am
June 28, 2016
UPDATE: Alexandria man charged after near fatal heroin overdose
A 28-year-old Alexandria man is suspected to have supplied heroin that resulted in an overdose that nearly killed a woman in Fergus Falls. Mathias...
June 28, 2016 - 8:30am
June 21, 2016
Alexandria man sentenced in money laundering scheme
A 46-year-old Alexandria man was sentenced June 15 for his involvement in a money laundering scheme of more than $2 million. Kenneth Landgaard, who pleaded guilty to the felony charge this past January, was sentenced in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, to 27 months in custody,...
June 21, 2016 - 11:56am
June 10, 2016
UPDATE: Two-vehicle crash causes injuries near Garfield (w/video)
Three people were taken to the hospital after two vehicles crashed and rolled near Garfield Friday night. The crash happened at the intersection...
June 10, 2016 - 10:18pm
June 8, 2016
Motorcycle driver charged after chase
A 46-year-old Kensington man was charged on June 1 with fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, a felony. Scott Dennis Armstrong also faces...
June 8, 2016 - 4:05pm
June 2, 2016
UCLA shooter linked to Minnesota death
By St. Paul Pioneer Press LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles police chief says the St. Paul man who carried out a murder-suicide at UCLA left a “kill list” at his Minnesota home that led authorities to find a woman’s dead body. Speaking to a Los Angeles TV station, Chief Charlie...
June 2, 2016 - 11:57am
May 18, 2016
Bank robber linked to another heist
Authorities say it’s likely that a suspect who robbed US Bank in Alexandria on May 9 also robbed a bank in Laramie, Wyoming two days later....
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 16, 2016
Alexandria man charged after assault at St. Cloud Hospital
An Alexandria man has been charged with second-degree assault after a mental health worker at St. Cloud Hospital was attacked on May 8 and left...
May 16, 2016 - 12:09pm
May 11, 2016
Farwell man sentenced for using gun recklessly
A 55-year-old Farwell man was sentenced to 30 days in jail and placed on supervised probation for three years for reckless discharge of a firearm,...
May 11, 2016 - 4:29pm
UPDATE: Armed man taken into custody at Fergus Falls area rest stop
By Forum News Service The Hansel Lake Rest Area on Interstate 94 near Dalton was closed for about an hour Wednesday afternoon, May 11, after the Minnesota State Patrol and the Otter Tail County Special Response Team responded to a report of a man with a gun at the rest area. According...
May 11, 2016 - 4:20pm
Caswell sentenced in local meth bust
A local man has been convicted and sentenced after his role in a meth bust on Cherry Lane in Alexandria in July of 2015. Justin Michael Caswell, 34, of Brandon, was initially charged with four felonies related to the bust — two meth possession charges, meth storage in a child's...
May 11, 2016 - 12:00am
May 4, 2016
Alexandria man charged with criminal sexual conduct
An Alexandria man was charged with two counts of felony-level criminal sexual conduct in the Kandiyohi County District Court on Wednesday, April 27. Michael Benham faces the charges after an incident involving nonconsensual sexual conduct that occurred on Dec. 21, 2015.
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
April 5, 2016
News Briefs: Minneapolis police fatally shoot man during stabbing
The following is a collection of news briefs from Forum Communication Company newspapers in Minnesota and media partners. Minneapolis police fatally shoot man during stabbing MINNEAPOLIS -- Minneapolis police say they shot and killed a man after seeing him stab another man early Monday...
April 5, 2016 - 8:15am
March 30, 2016
'Laura's Law' would strengthen penalties for concealing a dead body
New legislation has been introduced to stiffen the penalties for anyone found guilty of crimes similar to those involving the disappearance and death of 18-year-old Laura Schwendemann of Starbuck. Schwendemann’s body was found in a corn field near Osakis on October 26, 2015, 11...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am